Five weeks later, she made her WTA-level debut at the Tier I tournament in Moscow, beating World No. During this time, she also showed her adeptness in juniors' competition by winning the Orange Bowl under-18s event in 20.
Zvonareva won her second ITF Circuit title in Naples, Florida and in July reached her first singles final on the WTA Tour at Palermo, losing to Mariana Díaz Oliva in three sets.
She also achieved semifinal finishes in Warsaw and Sopot, plus a quarterfinal finish in Bol.
Zvonareva won three qualifying matches at the French Open to reach the main draw for the first time at a Grand Slam tournament.
The 2016 US Open draw features seven former finalists, including Svetlana Kuznetsova, the first Russian to take home the trophy in Flushing.
MIXED DOUBLESWinner (2): 2006 - Wimbledon (w/Ram); 2004 - US Open (w/B. ADDITIONALRussian Fed Cup Team, 2003-04, 2008, 2011; Russian Olympic Team, 2008, 2012.2015 - Played eight events during first three and a half months of season, best results being two QFs at Shenzhen and Pattaya City (l.
Besides, she could put those 470 WTA points for the winner to the best use of all the contenders.
The main draw selection show for Family Circle Cup will be covered at this site and tweeted @Tennis East Coast next Saturday from p.m.
Based on their most recent past performances, we’re definitely not picking Bepa or Jelena in our Family Circle Cup bracket.
It’s early, but I’d look for a Sony Ericsson semi-finalist to win it all in Charleston.